The average salary for a Professional Sports Scout is $60,000 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$49,316 - $148,994
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$49,493 - $157,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Professional Sports Scout

A professional sports scout helps to discover and sign new talent for professional sports teams. Tasks performed by scouts include conducting research on players who may be prospective team members, viewing players to assess their skills, and recording athletes' performances for reference and to show to other members of their organization. They also interview coaches and fellow athletes, as well as work to convince promising athletes to sign with the team they represent.

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Professional Sports Scout Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Professional Sports Scout in Miami:
"Hard Work."
Be willing to put in long hours and take pride in your scouting reports. Be detailed and committed to doing your best.

Key Stats for Professional Sports Scout

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Professional Sports Scout Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None:
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